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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $184 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,044
Rank: 365th
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
4,257
Rank: 240th
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.1 This Provider
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$117K
Rank: 421st
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$112 This Provider
Avg $184

Office Visits

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Medicare reimburses office visits using a five-point scale, with five being the most intensive and costly. The chart below shows what percentage of this provider’s office visits were reimbursed at each level. A higher than average proportion of costly visits is not necessarily an indication of a problem, but it may be worth asking about.

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Robert M. Rothbart
Average for Cardiology Providers in North Carolina

Who Patients See Before and After This Provider

Providers often refer their patients to a small network of other providers and organizations. Here’s who patients saw the most patients within 30 days before or after this provider, from Jan. 2012 to June 2013.

Individuals

SAMUEL MCDOWELL

MARK BOLES

EDWARD HAWKINS

THOMAS WALL

ROY FAGAN

Organizations

THE MOSES H. CONE MEMOR...

SOLSTAS LAB PARTNERS GR...

Patients saw before

Robert M. Rothbart

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 26 different services in 2012
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
1,086
times performed,
26% of his services

1st 6th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

187
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
5.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$17,376an average of $16 per time performed $5,430
an average of $5 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
1,077
times performed,
25% of his services

2nd 11th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

210
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
5.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$70,005an average of $65 per time performed $14,001
an average of $13 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
327
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 1st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

232
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$60,822an average of $186 per time performed $22,890
an average of $70 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted ... +

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted blood flow rate, direction, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93306
Performed in a facility
324
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 4th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

309
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$67,716an average of $209 per time performed $14,904
an average of $46 per time performed
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads w... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93010
Performed in a facility
308
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 2nd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

253
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$11,396an average of $37 per time performed $1,848
an average of $6 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99232
Performed in a facility
232
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 8th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

133
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$32,944an average of $142 per time performed $12,296
an average of $53 per time performed
MEDICINE

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretat... +

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93000
Performed in an office
135
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 3rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

127
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$10,530an average of $78 per time performed $1,755
an average of $13 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, regadenoson (lexiscan), 0.1 mg

Service Code: J2785
Performed in an office
124
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 9th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

31
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,160an average of $90 per time performed $4,960
an average of $40 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
85
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 17th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

83
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$39,865an average of $469 per time performed $12,665
an average of $149 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or... +

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or exercise multiple studies ×

Service Code: 78452
Performed in a facility
57
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 20th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

57
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,706an average of $258 per time performed $3,363
an average of $59 per time performed
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring and physician supervision ×

Service Code: 93016
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 50th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

53
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,915an average of $55 per time performed $848
an average of $16 per time performed
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg tracing and monitoring ×

Service Code: 93017
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 59th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

53
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,950an average of $150 per time performed $1,908
an average of $36 per time performed
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring, physician interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93018
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 45th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

53
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,385an average of $45 per time performed $583
an average of $11 per time performed
MEDICINE

Tracing of electrical activity of heart using 1-3 leads w... +

Tracing of electrical activity of heart using 1-3 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93040
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 114th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

35
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$1,548an average of $36 per time performed $387
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood to screen for colon tumors

Service Code: 82270
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.85% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in NC perform this service

36
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$360an average of $10 per time performed $180
an average of $5 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.75% of his services

16th 5th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

30
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,128an average of $129 per time performed $1,248
an average of $39 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.73% of his services

17th 25th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

29
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$7,905an average of $255 per time performed $3,162
an average of $102 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.63% of his services

18th 23rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

27
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,641an average of $283 per time performed $2,943
an average of $109 per time performed
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring, physician interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93018
Performed in a facility
25
times performed,
0.59% of his services

19th 16th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,125an average of $45 per time performed $275
an average of $11 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 6... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 60 minutes ×

Service Code: 99205
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.59% of his services

20th 41st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,875an average of $355 per time performed $3,675
an average of $147 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
0.54% of his services

21st 13th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$4,853an average of $211 per time performed $1,702
an average of $74 per time performed
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring and physician supervision ×

Service Code: 93016
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.38% of his services

22nd 19th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$880an average of $55 per time performed $272
an average of $17 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99222
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.38% of his services

23rd 22nd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,016an average of $251 per time performed $1,648
an average of $103 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of the heart performed during rest... +

Ultrasound examination of the heart performed during rest, exercise, and/or drug-induced stress with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93350
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.35% of his services

24th 52nd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,150an average of $210 per time performed $675
an average of $45 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, more than 30 minutes

Service Code: 99239
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.33% of his services

25th 54th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,856an average of $204 per time performed $1,078
an average of $77 per time performed
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing, computer analysis, and interpretati... +

Heart rhythm tracing, computer analysis, and interpretation of patient-triggered events greater than 24-hour ekg up to 30 days ×

Service Code: 93228
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.33% of his services

26th 116th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,050an average of $75 per time performed $280
an average of $20 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99221
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.33% of his services

27th 60th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,646an average of $189 per time performed $1,064
an average of $76 per time performed
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-... +

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-hour ekg ×

Service Code: 93227
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.28% of his services

28th 51st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,416an average of $118 per time performed $252
an average of $21 per time performed

Sources: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Plan and Provider Enumeration System, American Medical Association

Services that begin with a letter come from CMS. All other codes and descriptions of the medical procedures are from the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set, copyright 2013 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. Where practical, AMA’s consumer friendly translation of the CPT descriptor was used. ProPublica has received permission from the AMA to use these codes on this site.

Notes: This provider has a self-reported specialty of "Cardiovascular Disease." In some cases the self-reported specialty may differ from the specialty listed above, which comes from Medicare. Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

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